Rapid Innovation is recruiting for a Senior Consultant / Assistant Manager to join our Internal Audit team established in Karachi, Pakistan.
You will be responsible for serving our clients as part of our teams across MENA offices, excluding Pakistan, both in an onshore and offshore model.
Your key responsibilities
As an Assistant Manager / Senior Consultant, you will be required to work effectively as a team member, draw on your knowledge and experience to solve complex issues, support the MENA local Partner(s), and build relationships with MENA internal clients and peers.
As a Senior Consultant / Assistant Manager :
Everything you will be involved in comes down to providing excellent customer service and helping our teams do the same.
Whether working with multiple client teams, advising the clients on internal audits, or assisting executives with business development activities across various sectors, you will build strong relationships and become a trusted advisor to your MENA clients.
You will participate in MENA engagements, working effectively as a team member, providing support, maintaining communication, and updating senior team members on progress.
In addition, you will assist in client service delivery, participate in all assigned tasks, and prepare reports delivered to clients and other parties.
Understand the risk assessment process and client's risk culture and risk appetite
Develop risk-based internal audit plans, perform internal control testing, and prepare reports with our findings and recommendations.
Plan, supervise and execute internal audits and reviews of different business processes
Able to supervise, conduct, and report on the testing and adequacy of the entity's design and operating effectiveness of internal controls
Prepare and present high-quality internal audit reports that will reflect the audit's results.
Prepare and finalize the presentations and other reports periodically for the Audit Committee meetings of clients
Responsible for the delivery of Internal Audit related projects within Financial Services as per client needs.
Support in coaching, training, and mentoring of junior staff.
Developing yourself personally, taking a keen interest in Financial Services Internal Audit trends and the impact on our clients so you can help shape their thinking and our success in the market.
Work with colleagues in all Middle Eastern offices on MENA engagements and internal initiatives and with international teams where appropriate.
Keen on self-learning and development.
Sensitive towards EY code of conduct, values and quality standards
Skills and attributes for success
Proactivity, accountability, and results-driven people will flourish in this environment. In addition, effectively dealing with competing priorities, understanding how to manage resources, and communicating are vital skills.
This attribute will have a significant impact on those around you and help promote a positive work ethic.
Able to perform analytics and apply knowledge to derive results.
Able to work independently and as part of a team with a fast pace and high energy translate into a high-quality output.
To qualify for the role, you must have
Bachelor's or master's degree in business, accounting, or finance.
5+ years of relevant experience of working in internal audit for a public accounting firm, professional services firm preferable in the financial services sector
Relevant experience areas include, but are not limited to, risk assessment and audit planning, drafting audit programs, executing internal audits, audit reporting, and meetings with stakeholders, etc.
Sector-specific knowledge include, but are not limited to, insurance and reinsurance, banking and capital market, i.e.
deep understanding of corporate and retail banking, investment banking, asset management, private equity, money market, real estate investment, and international investments
Fluent English communication skills
Strong verbal and written communication with out-of-the-box thinking abilities.
Proficient in MS Office products (Project, Word, Excel, PowerPoint) & Data Analytics
Ideally, you'll also have
ACCA / CA and CIA certification is essential for long-term growth in the role;
Experience working in a similar role with an international consulting firm
More operationally focused in working and institutionalizing best practices and process
What we look for
We are interested in business-savvy professionals with a passion for quality work, Innovation, and the motivation to create your EY journey.
What we offer
We offer a competitive compensation package where you'll be rewarded based on performance and recognized for the value you bring to our business. Plus, we offer :
Continuous learning : You'll develop the mindset and skills to navigate whatever comes next.
Success as defined by you : We'll provide the tools and flexibility so that you can make a meaningful impact your way.
Transformative leadership : We'll give you the insights, coaching, and confidence to be the leader the world needs.
Diverse and inclusive culture : You'll be embraced for who you are and empowered to use your voice to help others find theirs.